Preparing for the visit

Useful information to travel to the museum with your family


Preparing for the visit

Get ready to travel the world as a family, to admire works from Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas, but above all to experience unforgettable moments of sharing...

Book your family activities

Find out about the offer for families


Discover the full season program and the activities offered for each age group by downloading the family brochure.

You will also find on this site details of activities, tools and events dedicated to families, as well as an agenda.


The "Passport "

To accompany your travels through the cultures of the world, you will find a Passport on the central pages of the brochure, to be stamped each time you visit the museum! On the third stamp, your child receives a gift.





Avoid queues by booking your activities through our online ticket office. The reservations department can be reached by telephone on +33 (0)1 56 61 71 72, Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You can also buy your tickets on site on the day of your visit, subject to availability.

Prices :

  • Entrance to the museum is free for under-26s residents of an EU member state or a state of the European Economic Area (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway)
  • Holders of the “Large Families” card benefit from a reduced rate of €11 on entry tickets and €13 for activities
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  • Strollers and front carriers are welcome.
  • All spaces are accessible by elevator.
  • Free changing rooms allow you to drop off your belongings before your visit, on the JH level.
  • You can borrow strollers, wheelchairs and folding seats from the changing rooms.
  • Changing tables are available in the restrooms on the JB level.
  • The garden and the Jacques Kerchache reading room are accessible free of charge.
  • During your visit, do not hesitate to ask the reception teams if you have any questions.

A specific question?
We are at your disposal on familles[at]


At the museum, IT IS ALLOWED:

  • To like or dislike
  • To talk
  • To find objects beautiful or ugly, surprising or terrifying
  • To observe in detail or just to take a look
  • To dream
  • To write and draw
  • To take photos (without flash)

At the museum, IT IS PROHIBITED:

  • To touch objects
  • To run or slide
  • To shout and sing
  • To drink or eat in indoor spaces
  • To throw papers on the ground